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Posts Tagged ‘Michael A. Hiltzik’

LAT in 90 Seconds — Making The News Edition

41006806.jpgHiller High-tails It: Michael A. Hiltzik has the unenviable task of writing about David Hiller‘s departure, using a bit of info gleaned from his own inbox for the story: “A statement he e-mailed to Times staff suggested that he was ousted by Tribune Chairman and Chief Executive Sam Zell: ‘Sam’s the boss and he gets to pick his own quarterback.’”

41006806.jpgDoing Our Job: The LAT blog now posts the same stuff we do — internal memos of resignation that were never really intended for public consumption. Hmm. Newspapers imitating bloggers… no wonder they’re going out of business.

41006806.jpgHeard It There First: The LAT tackles reporting of its own demise … by linking to those reports from other publications.

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LAT in 90 Seconds

hopkins.jpgAnthony Hopkins Directs an Indie Film: And it’s weird. (Not exactly a man-bites-dog story, we know. But kinda cool.)

girl27.jpgA 65-Year-Old Rape Case Makes For Compelling Studio News: David Stenn’s docu, The Rape of Girl 27, tells the 1937 story of forgotten 20-year-old dancer and film extra Patricia Douglas who’d been raped by an MGM salesman at a debauched studio party and took her case, futilely, all the way to federal court.

ronb.jpgNo Journos to Lose Their Jobs? The double-billionaire bid for the Tribune Co. would not cause any job cuts at the LAT and other papers, according to Michael A. Hiltzik, Thomas S. Mulligan, and James Rainey.